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Lightspeed Alert™ from Lightspeed Systems® Helps Schools Identify At-Risk Students

Austin, TX — Lightspeed Filter™ by Lightspeed Systems includes a new feature, Lightspeed Alert™, that delivers real-time alerts on student activity that is indicative of self-harm or other dangers. A recent survey of customers with early access to Lightspeed Alert reveals

Ed Tech Leader Deborah Karcher, Former CIO of Miami Dade County Schools, Joins Lightspeed Systems®

Austin, TX —Today Lightspeed Systems announced that Deborah Karcher, ed-tech expert and former CIO of Miami Dade County Schools, has joined the Lightspeed Systems team as an advisor. In her new role, Karcher will advise Lightspeed Systems executive and development

Lightspeed Systems® Announces Strategic Growth Investment From Madison Dearborn Partners

AUSTIN, TX — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”) announced today that it has received a strategic growth investment from private equity funds advised by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago. Lightspeed’s existing

Students in Kansas City Public Schools Protected with Lightspeed Systems®

Austin, TX, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Students in Kansas City Public Schools are going back to school this year with Chromebooks filtered and monitored with solutions from Lightspeed Systems. The Lightspeed platform is a complete solution to filter, manage,

Lightspeed Systems® Releases Artificial Intelligence School Safety Solution

ORLANDO, FL. — Today, at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), Lightspeed Systems announced a next-generation school safety solution to help prevent student self-harm and violence. Lightspeed Alert — a feature of the Lightspeed platform — is a new software solution

Lightspeed Systems® Completes Strategic Growth Investment from Madison Dearborn Partners

AUSTIN, TX. — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), announced today that it has completed its previously announced strategic growth investment from private equity funds advised by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago.

Lightspeed Systems® Breaks Down Major Edtech Trend in New Whitepaper

AUSTIN, TX. — Education technology solution provider Lightspeed Systems has published a new whitepaper on one of the biggest trends in education technology. “Cloud Filtering in Education” shares why schools are increasingly moving to cloud filtering solutions and how to ensure successful deployment. Lightspeed Systems

Lightspeed Systems® Releases Classroom Management Solution for Windows OS

AUSTIN, TX. — Ed-tech solution provider Lightspeed Systems, the leader in school device filtering for almost 20 years, has released an update of its classroom management solution for the Windows operating system. Lightspeed Classroom Management™ is now available in general release for

Harpeth Hall School Terminates Securly Filtering Partnership to Implement Lightspeed Filter™

NASHVILLE, TN. — The technology department leadership at Harpeth Hall School — a distinguished private school in Nashville, Tennessee — recently elected to terminate their Securly contract in favor of implementing Lightspeed Filter, a multi-OS cloud filtering and monitoring solution released this

Lightspeed Systems® Releases Admin Roles Feature to Filter and MDM Solutions

AUSTIN, TX. — Lightspeed Systems, the leading provider of filtering and MDM solutions for K-12 schools, has released a crucial new feature for its Lightspeed Filter™ and Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ solutions. Admin Roles allows admins of the software solution to delegate

Reimagine the inspired and interactive classroom for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning. Lightspeed Classroom Management™ gives teachers real-time visibility and control of their students’ digital workspaces and online activity.

  • Ensure all students interact with only the right online curriculum — precisely when they’re supposed to use it.
  • Push out vetted curriculum links to all students at the same time.
  • Block inappropriate or distracting web sites and apps.

Ensure scalable & efficient learning device management. The Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ system ensures safe and secure management of student learning resources with real-time visibility and reporting essential for effective distance learning.

  • A centralized, cloud-based solution for infinitely scalable device, application, and policy controls
  • Self-Service App Library, where teachers and students
    can access and install approved curriculum and learning tools
  • Remotely deploy, change, and revoke hundreds of policies and educational applications, while reducing typical downtime and costs

Prevent suicides, cyberbullying, and schoolviolence. Lightspeed Alert™ supports district administrators and selected personnel with advanced AI to detect and report potential threats before it’s too late.

  • Human review
  • Real-time alerts that flag signs of a potential threat
  • Intervene quickly before an incident occurs.
  • Activity logs provide visibility into online activity before and after a flagged event

Protect students from harmful online content. Lightspeed Filter™ is the best-in-class solution that acts as a solid barrier to inappropriate or illicit online content to ensure students’ online safety 24/7.

  • Powered by the most comprehensive database in the industry built through 20 years of web indexing and machine learning.
  • Ensure CIPA compliance
  • Block millions of inappropriate, harmful, and unknown sites, images, and video including YouTube
  • Keep parents informed with the Lightspeed Parent Portal™

Gain complete visibility into students’ online learning. Lightspeed Analytics™ gives districts robust data on the effectiveness of any tools they implement so they can take a strategic approach to their technology stack and streamline reporting.

  • Track education technology adoption and usage trends, eliminate redundancy, and drive ROI
  • Monitor app and content consumption to facilitate early adoption and effective utilization
  • Assess risk with visibility into student data privacy and security compliance